On Jul 11, 2018, at 4:22 AM, Petr Vorel <pvo...@suse.cz> wrote:
> Libpcap's configure script is outdated.
> Although I'd prefer remove configure from git and ask user to run autoconf
> manually (+ update travis and coverity to run it, of course), but maybe you
> some reason for it (problematic autotools instalation on windows?),
We have CMake support, so, as far as I'm concerned, getting autotools to work
on Windows is Somebody Else's Problem, and if Somebody Else cares about it,
they can figure out how to make it work (without breaking it on UN*X!) and
submit a pull request.
I would *personally* prefer that we not have generated configure files in Git
and require that autoconf be run (or, if it needs to be run with particular
arguments, supply an autopen.sh file and require that it be run); if anybody
has an argument against it, let us know. (You can't say "make releasetar"
without having run configure, so you can't make a release tarball without
having generated configure, so there's nothing special required to ensure that
the configure file is provided in the release tarball.)
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